Curse of Brinks Mat gold – how murder and tragedy followed ‘heist of century’

It was the heist of the century that saw a gang make off with £26million – but many of those linked to the notorious Brink’s-Mat robbery have since perished – often in mysterious circumstances. Sunday night saw the first episode of TV’s The Gold, telling the story behind the notorious crime where six men broke into a warehouse near Heathrow.

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Boy, 16, dies at Leeds Festival as police investigate suspected drugs overdose

Don’t miss a thing! Sign up to the Daily Star’s newsletter We have more newsletters A 16-year-old boy has tragically died after a suspected drug overdose while partying at Leeds Festival. Police were called at around 10.26pm after the teen dropped ill on Saturday (August 27). He was rushed to hospital but was sadly pronounced dead today. READ MORE Daredevil

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Mexico’s most bloodthirsty cartel has more than 150 dirty cops on the payroll

A huge number of dirty Mexican police officers are getting paid by Mexico's most dangerous cartel. An elite task force uncovered more than 150 corrupt police officers who were being paid both by the state's police department and bloodthirsty game the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG). The operation to weed out the bent coppers began more than a year ago

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